Saint-Jory-las-Bloux

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Saint-Jory-las-Bloux
Commune
Saint-Jory-las-Bloux village.JPG
Coat of arms of Saint-Jory-las-Bloux
Coat of arms
Saint-Jory-las-Bloux is located in France
Saint-Jory-las-Bloux
Saint-Jory-las-Bloux
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Saint-Jory-las-Bloux is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Saint-Jory-las-Bloux
Saint-Jory-las-Bloux
Coordinates: 45°21′47″N 0°58′00″E / 45.3631°N 0.9667°E / 45.3631; 0.9667Coordinates: 45°21′47″N 0°58′00″E / 45.3631°N 0.9667°E / 45.3631; 0.9667
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentDordogne
ArrondissementNontron
CantonIsle-Loue-Auvézère
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Rémi Bernier
Area116.94 km2 (6.54 sq mi)
Population (2008)2252
 • Density15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code24429 /24160
Elevation123–242 m (404–794 ft)
(avg. 190 m or 620 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Saint-Jory-las-Bloux is a commune in the Dordogne department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated on a promontory above the river Isle, on the border of Périgord Blanc and the Périgord Vert. It is a green area, with springs and limestone rocks.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962 250—    
1968 271+8.4%
1975 229−15.5%
1982 251+9.6%
1990 241−4.0%
1999 237−1.7%
2008 252+6.3%

Sights[edit]

  • A château built during the 16th and the 17th centuries.

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